The world asks for a revolution but a revolution is simply the process of going in circles. What they really need is to identify the wrong way, turn about, and then head in the right way. What the world needs now is not revolution but redemption. mjg/11
People change. People change again. And He who made them at the beginning, who made them male and female, He is mighty to save. mjg/11
Francis Bacon once said hope was a good breakfast but a bad supper. I, for one, am glad that I should still be eating. mjg/11
Think of time as a sequence of individual moments, one moment leading another, each a three-dimensional cube. You, and friends, family and acquaintances, in each moment, as subject. You hover over your life-line. You can look down from above and see the entirety of your moment-picture life. From this vantage point, you grasp ownership of…
Wisdom can be gotten but understanding has no price. mjg/11
Be wary offering your admiration to those who achieve worldly success, by worldly means, from worldly views. As He said, “they have received their reward,” and, again, “your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” mjg/11
A hard mind and hard heart tends to unrelenting ruthlessness, but a soft mind and soft heart tends to wayward wandering. A soft mind and hard heart tends to flappable foolishness, but a hard mind and soft heart is the chosen clay of which the crafter says, “Of this refuse will I make something beautiful…
One of my passions is biblical creation. Lately, I’ve been in a bedtime reading pattern of Creation Magazine, and then surfing Creation.com for random reading material to grow my grey matter, so to speak. I came across this quote tonight in a discussion thread about applying DNA’s compression techniques to our own computer compression algorithms…
I’ve long thought that the sentiment below was quite inspired, perhaps by luck, perhaps by insight. Whichever it is, it holds a certain wisdom which is rare in a scientist, especially one living so long ago.
The best poets concentrate words so well that just a few lines can be read as a full-on essay. Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Ode to a Skylark is one example. When understood in this way, Ode blooms with ideas and with striking similarities to how we write essays.